Bachelor of Health Sciences

Common Core (28-34 Hours): See common core courses
Foundations 12-18 hours
Freshman Writing (EN110 and EN111 0R EN120) 3 hours (6 hours if taking EN110 and EN111)
Oral Communications 3 hours
Algebra or Statistics: 3 hours (8 hours if taking MA090 and MA103I)
Advanced Writing (EN305 or EN306) 3 hours
Understanding Human Nature (12 hours)  
Religion 3 hours
Social Science with Constitution 3 hours
Literature 3 hours
Valuing or Social Science (General Psychology) 3 hours
Exploring the Nature of the Universe (4 hours)  
Science with Lab: 4 hours
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts: 3 hours
Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): See guidelines
  • Must include Developmental Psychology.
  • Must include advanced Psychology or Sociology that relates to health
  • Must include CT320 Interpersonal Communications
9 hours
Allied Health
  • Must include AH212 Medical Terminology
  • Must include AH316 Data Analysis for Allied Health
  • Additional science course with or without lab
Allied Health Concentration Coursework:  Hours taken from an associate level program in Allied Health are counted here.  34-54
Health Sciences Courses (24 hours, in addition to AH212 and AH316)  
HS304 Health Care Law 3
HS400 Health Care Informatics 3
HS410 Client Education and Health Care 3
HS314 Insurance, Coding and Billing in Health Care 3
HS420 Case Studies in Managerial Integrity 3
HS430 Issues in Current Professional Practice 3
HS440 Capstone: Business Management Practicum 6
Electives To Complete Min. 120 Hours  

Competencies, Tier II

  • Broaden students understanding of human nature for the purpose of developing therapeutic relationships and communication skills necessary in the healthcare environment.
  • Understand the basic structure and function of the human body.
  • Improve critical thinking skills.
  • Develop ethical leadership and decision making skills.
  • Evaluate career choices within healthcare services based on emerging skills and personal strengths and abilities.

 Health Science Competencies

  • Demonstrate leadership with technical proficiency and graduates demonstrate use of principles of management and leadership evidence in: management of fiscal, physical and human resources.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving to the provision of health care services evidenced by successful completion of internships or clinical practicums.
  • Incorporate the principles of communication, advocacy, and health care education into practice.
  • Exhibit commitment to individual growth as a lifelong learner evidenced by:
    1. continuing formal education, informal education
    2. reading professional refereed journals,
    3. participating in shaping the healthcare delivery system.
    4. Demonstrate collaboration with other healthcare providers to promote the full human potential.